UNA Service Apartments at Peel Road by Selangor Dredging Berhad

UNA at Peel Road by SDB

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Another unique architectural masterpiece – UNA @ Peel, is coming soon in Kuala Lumpur City, by the renowned lifestyle property developer – Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB).

UNA draws inspiration from the early skyscrapers in New York, using a single material with strong vertical emphasis on its external facade. The podium is articulated with structured vertical bands of vent blocks to create a calm and civic presence at the scale of a city block and this also provides natural ventilation at the carpark.

Open areas and facilities at UNA come with arched openings and a cohesive design approach can be seen through the different elements in the building, to give a strong and distinctive identity e.g. diagonal floor patterns, inflected balconies, decorative balcony railings. The public areas are designed to suit contemporary lifestyles, where boundaries between home and work, private and social are blurred.

UNA is located at the intersection of Jalan Peel and Lorong Peel situated between Sunway Velocity and Sekolah Kebangsaan Yaacob Laatif in Kuala Lumpur. It keeps you connected through an extensive network of roads, highways and MRT Stations, hypermarkets & shopping centres, primary, secondary and international schools, colleges & universities and medical centres.

And just a stone throw away from Velocity Mall.

UNA Nearby Amenities

The total project site is 0.95 acres (equivalent to 3,859 sqm)

The development consist of:-
– 2 Basement Carparks
– 1-Storey Ground Floor Retail Units (6 units)
– 8-Storey of Carpark Podium (L1–L8)
– 1-Storey Facility Deck (L9) with Mezzanine Level
– 36-Storey Serviced Apartment (L10 – L45) 316 units
– Rooftop Sky Deck (L46)
The built up areas range from 807sf – 1346sf

View of the Sky Garden

View of the Sky Garden on the Roof Deck

 

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Living and travelling at the country’s central hub of transportation

The Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD is the perfect hub of transportation in Malaysia, whether it is for short or long haul. It is a purpose-built development designed to offer excellent accessibility and connectivity, and is built to be fully integrated with Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s largest and world class transportation hub.

KL Sentral
The Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD provides intra-city, inter-city and global connectivity with its combination of seven major rail systems, namely the KLIA Express Rail Link, KLIA Transit, Putra LRT, Star LRT, KTM Komuter, KTM Intercity, KL Monorail, and upcoming Mass Rail Transit (MRT) extensions.

The comprehensive integrated network of railways at KL Sentral makes living in its vicinity a truly convenient experience. Amongst the last few remaining new developments in this precious hub is the Sentral Suites by MRCB.

Sentral Suites KL Sentral (MRCB Land)
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Why Real Estate Is Always a Sound Investment

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Malaysia was hit hard by the Asian financial crisis 20 years ago. Although the market has substantially recovered after government intervention, it slumped again in 2009 due to the increase in the base lending rate and an oversupply of retail properties. In addition to that, property prices have risen by 8% in 2014 and a whopping 77% since 2004.

In view of these past events, Malaysians are hesitant to invest in real estate. A successful investment requires proper risk management as well as the skilful balancing of risk and expected return. With the correct implementation, real estate can be a safe and profitable form of investment.

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Converting Your Property Into A Homestay Business

On 21 November 2014 (Friday), I have an article published at NST 1Klassifieds Cover. I have not update it at my blog because I am waiting for the softcopy.

Finally I got the softcopy of my own article from NST this afternoon :)

The first time I requested for the  softcopy, they told me it is their copyright, cannot be given unless are some free articles that can be downloaded from their website. Unfortunately my article is not published at the website for free download!!

After 2 weeks, I tried to request again! Over the phone, I was given a price tag to buy the softcopy. I wrote in to them again to request, and asking if I need to buy the softcopy what is the price? Then I got their reply, they will give it to me for FREE (only for first time), next round when I request for such article softcopy, I have to pay for it!!

Hmmm….what an experience huh??!!

Enjoy reading…

This is the similar article published in Eyes Property Magazine Vol.6 in Malacca; Home360 Magazine in Singapore and this is the latest version by local newspaper New Strait Times 1Klassifieds.

Thanks Gerald Chuah for supporting me :)

If anyone need HomeStay consultation, do let me know, I can introduce my friend based in Malacca to you. Let them help you design and plan your property into homestay in an economic yet profitable way.

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Dual Key Property – What Is It?

A Dual Key Concept Property is one which (usually) has a self contained studio accessed by a door, inside the main apartment. There is a common hallway, but separate lockable doors to each section. So the title belongs to one owner, but they can rent out the each portion separately, or live in one and rent the other.

The advantage is higher yield and/or income. You could live in the main part and rent the smaller part out, so you get income to help with the mortgage. Or let both parts out separately.

For Family:
Your elderly parents stay in the studio, while your wife and kids stay in the 2BR or 3BR next door.

For Young Investor:
Rent out the studio to working professionals, yourself stay in the 2BR unit; or vice versa, when you are still single, you stay at studio, rent out the bigger space to small family.

Growing Family:
At first, you rent out the smaller unit, but when your kid grows up, they request for own privacy, and you as their parent you don’t want them to stay far away from you, let them stay next door, yet their privacy are assured.

See the below example for Dual Key Concept Apartment

Dual-Key

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怡保 - 最新房地产投资热点?

今天 (16 Nov 2014) 吃过午饭后,就跑去 711 买了两份报纸来看,其中一份 The Star,里边就看到有以下的这个报导。在这里和大家分享一下。

其实在几个月前,我出席一项房地产盛会时就有听说过这个项目了。今天再次看到相关的报导。

的确,现在在怡保已经陆陆续续看到发展商开始推出豪华公寓项目了。一般是因为有公寓设施,方便小孩和大人在不用出门也可以享用到这种便利!再来的就是,住在公寓里相对比较安全,还有多层以及更健全的保安系统。

以下是英语的报导,我就不翻译了,你们自己读一下。他们要搞一个房地产考察团去怡保呢,呵呵,真没想到哈!

不久的将来,会不会有更多的发展商也把目光开始瞄向怡保这个市场呢??我们就拭目以待吧!!

个人认为,怡保可以搞旅游产业,健康园产业或偏向大自然概念的东西会比较理想。比如以下这三张照片,这是我上个月回怡保时拍的!

Ipoh1 Ipoh2 Ipoh3

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Guide on buying a property in Malaysia

10 steps to buying your dream house in Malaysia

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1. Understand and draft your budget
With the skyrocketing property prices in Malaysia, one must be really clear about managing budgets and debts. To own a real estate, first thing to take note is your budget. If you are a first time buyer, understandably banks will approve you a loan of 90% for as long as it does not exceed one third of your income. But exceptional cases may occur if you hold good past credit records and the bank may permit the monthly instalment to go up to half of your net income.

There are also other expenditures to take into account such as legal fees, stamp duty and government taxes so do not allocate just an exact amount for the property you are purchasing as you may very well go beyond your budget.

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Skyline Industrial Park, Malacca by Jaymuda Group

I have been visiting Malacca quite often recently, most of them were business trips.

I have been giving Property Investment Seminars here.

Bringing overseas investors to invest here.

And also, seeking for opportunities to invest in Malacca properties.

As you know, most of the investors are mainly focusing on these three major cities aka Greater KL, Penang and Iskandar Malaysia. What about Malacca? Are there any investment potentials for this historical city, that have yet to be discovered?

From my survey and observations, besides looking at tourism and hospitality properties in Malacca, you should also look into another niche market – industrial properties.

I’m sure you have already learnt quite a bit on tourism properties in Malacca. Today, I want to shift your focus into Industrial Projects! Get to know more on FACTORIES!

In early August, I was invited to meet up with a Malacca renowned property developer, Jaymuda Group, to check on one of their upcoming launch Industrial Project.

I find it quite interesting, and I’m thinking to share with you here.

Skyline Industrial Park Infographic

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Pan’gaea Eclipse Residence, Cyberjaya by OSK

I often received enquiries from my blog readers asking what kind of property should they buy for their own stay, at the same time is it a good product for investment?

After responding to their email enquiries, I found out that they are mainly young working professionals, who are looking for stylish living home.

Not long ago, I was invited by the local renowned property developer, OSK Property, to check out one of their flagship project at Cyberjaya.

I think today is the best time to blog about their development and I will be doing a quick intro on their self-sustained integrated development in the heart of Cyberjaya called Pan’gaea.

Pangaea Overview
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